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PETITION - Protect America's Most Wild Places From Oil Drilling
Environment  (tags: oil drilling, Environmental destruction, longterm consequences, oil spill, ecosystems, Alternative Energy, conservation, Wildlife Habitat, pollution, responsibility, Sustainabililty, protection, politics )

- 2 days ago -
Oil and gas companies consider all of America's lands to be free game when it comes to drilling. Even some the nation's most iconic places are at risk, such as the Arches of Utah, George Washington National Forest, Red Desert in Wyoming.
Farewell 'Shepherd '... See You On The Other Side - A Heart Rendering Rescue
Animals  (tags: dogs, sadness, suffering, GoodNews, rescued, animaladvocates, humans )

- 2 days ago -
News & Observer photojournalist Jill Knight found a shivering, staggering and confused dog in the middle of the roadway. She took the dog in, named it Shepherd and they both provided comfort for.... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Canada Still Needs to Sign and Ratify the UN Protocol on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities.
Society & Culture  (tags: harper government, Justin Trudeau, Rights of persons with disabilities, protocol, government, humans, society )

- 1 day ago -
With great fanfare, the Harper government signed and ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2010, but it never took the crucial step of signing and ratifying its Protocol --
VIDEO - Albuquerque Mayor: Here's a Crazy Idea, Let's Give Homeless People Jobs
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque mayor, Homeless people, New Mexico, interesting, society )

- 1 day ago -
Next, how the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is paying panhandlers to work and moving homeless people into housing âEUR" and saving taxpayers money in the process. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery has our report.
Petition: LA County, Change Rigid Rules That Cheat the Homeless Out of Welfare Benefits!
Society & Culture  (tags: Homeless people, welfare benefits, ethics, humanity, Social Care, disabled people, Human Rights, prevention from suffering, Poverty and Social Inequality, society, protection, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Last month Civil Rights attorneys submitted a report to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors arguing that the county has created "bureaucratic barriers" that prevent the disabled and homeless from getting welfare benefits.
Petition: Caring, Compassion, and Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: children's hope and voice, disability awareness, ethics, rights, humanity, safety, injustice, society, Family life, protection, politics )

- 1 day ago -
How easy it is for the department of the children service which they call their selves DHS now. For them to take your children away from loving parents. Also to take your rights away from parents. For them to take an child away from an disability...
Gadhimai: Don t Forget Their Suffering. PLEASE TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, killing, death, slaughter, suffering, animals, crime, cruelty, sadness, investigation, law )

- 1 day ago -
On 28th November 2014, many thousands of animals lost their lives at the Gadhimai slaughter festival in Nepal. By taking action today you can make sure their deaths are not forgotten.
Ask Laval University to End the Use of Piglets in Its Pediatrics Residency Program
Animals  (tags: piglets abused, animal experiments, killed, killing, law, cruelty, death, humans, sadness, suffering, abuse, animalrights )

- 1 day ago -
Please take a minute to ask Laval University Rector Denis Briere, Ph.D., to immediately replace the use of live piglets in his school's pediatrics residency program.
Support the Federal Bird-Safe Buildings Act of 2015
Animals  (tags: birds, protection, humans, law, death, animalwelfare, conservation, habitat, sadness, suffering, wildanimals )

- 1 day ago -
As glass can reflect a mirror image of wide and open spaces for birds, it's entirely unavoidable for these beautiful animals to know whether they are actually flying into the leafy tree that they see, or face first into a pane of glass.
Tell Congress: Reauthorize the Land & Water Conservation Fund
Environment  (tags: national parks, wildlife, animals, conservation, law, habitat, endangered, ecosystems, politics, pollution, protection, nature, humans, trees, water )

- 1 day ago -
Please sign our petition today asking Congress to reauthorize and reinvest in the Land and Water Conservation Fund to prevent damage to our national parks!
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